More than a billion Muslims observed the start of Ramzan on Monday, but in the besieged cities of Syria and Iraq residents were struggling with how to mark the holy month.
07 Jun 2016 10:02 AM
Russian-backed Syrian troops pushed into the ISIS group’s bastion province Raqa on Saturday, threatening to catch the jihadists in a pincer movement as US-backed Kurdish-led fighters advance from the
05 Jun 2016 7:23 AM
Civilians fleeing an ISIS offensive in northwestern Syria have been prevented by Syrian Kurdish authorities from entering areas under their control in response to rebel shelling of a Kurdish-held ar
01 Jun 2016 1:49 AM
Thousands of civilians have fled an offensive by ISIS against Opposition rebels in northern Syria into territory controlled by a US-backed Kurdish-led alliance, a monitor said on Sunday.
30 May 2016 7:07 AM
Warplanes from a US-led coalition have conducted at least 150 air strikes on the Islamic State group to bolster a major offensive on the jihadists’ Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, a monitor said on Friday
28 May 2016 6:15 AM
US-backed Syrian fighters and Iraqi forces pressed twin assaults against the ISIS group on Wednesday, in two of the most important ground offensives yet against the jihadists.
26 May 2016 3:22 AM
Two Syrian rebel groups which have been fighting each other near Damascus have negotiated a ceasefire in Qatar, statements published by the two groups said.
26 May 2016 3:20 AM
Toll in Monday bombings hits 161
25 May 2016 6:31 AM
Bomb blasts killed scores of people in Jableh and Tartous on Syria’s Mediterranean coast on Monday and wounded many others in the government-controlled territory that hosts Russian military bases, mon
24 May 2016 4:25 AM
ISIS on Saturday overran a government-controlled hospital in eastern Syria, killing 20 members of pro-regime for-ces and taking medical staff hostage, a monitor said.
15 May 2016 6:55 AM
The slaying though, was unlikely to lead Hezbollah to reduce its role in Syria.
14 May 2016 11:49 AM
Insurgents captured an Alawite village from government control in western Syria on Thursday and abducted civilians living there, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
13 May 2016 5:15 AM
Daraya had a pre-war population of around 80,000 people but that has dropped by almost 90 percent.
12 May 2016 3:06 PM
ISIS has beheaded four teenagers and young men in its Syria stronghold of Raqa for allegedly providing intelligence to the US-led coalition, a monitoring group said on Sunday.
02 May 2016 6:25 AM
People walk amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported airstrike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (Photo: AFP)
29 Apr 2016 2:15 AM
ISIS on Friday captured a Syrian pilot alive after shooting down his plane east of Damascus, the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency said.
24 Apr 2016 5:49 AM
22 civilians dead in Aleppo attacks
18 Apr 2016 6:18 AM
Syria’s Opposition has rejected a proposal from the UN envoy that would have kept Bashar al-Assad as President during a political transition, with three deputies of his opponents’ choosing.
17 Apr 2016 7:19 AM
ISIS se-ized a hilly area southeast of the Syrian city of Aleppo, it and monitors said on Friday, aft-er making advances near the border with Turkey that the UN said forced inhabitants to flee.
16 Apr 2016 6:25 AM
The case presented by the Iranian judiciary was simple: In the southern province of Fars, Fatemeh Salbehi suffocated her husband after drugging him, a capital crime in the Islamic Republic.
14 Apr 2016 6:29 AM